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Columbia Sportswear Co (COLM.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gertrude Boyle

93 1988 Chairman of the Board of Director

Timothy Boyle

67 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jim Swanson

43 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Joe Vernachio

2017 President - Mountain Hardwear Brand

Thomas Cusick

50 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Peter Bragdon

54 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Franco Fogliato

47 2016 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Direct Sales

Russell Hopcus

57 2013 Senior Vice President - North America Sales

Joseph Boyle

36 2015 Senior Vice President - Merchandising and Design

Peter Rauch

2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer

Melissa Dugan

2017 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Jennifer Warner

2017 Vice President - Legal

Sarah Bany

58 1988 Director

Murrey Albers

76 1993 Independent Director

Stephen Babson

66 2002 Independent Director

Andrew Bryant

67 2005 Independent Director

Edward George

80 1989 Independent Director

Walter Klenz

71 2000 Independent Director

Ronald Nelson

74 2011 Independent Director

Malia Wasson

58 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gertrude Boyle

Mrs. Gertrude (Gert) Boyle serves as Chairman of the Board of Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mrs. Boyle also served as Columbia’s President from 1970 to 1988. Mrs. Boyle is Timothy P. Boyle’s and Sarah A. Bany’s mother and Joseph P. Boyle’s grandmother. Mrs. Boyle has been involved in the business throughout its various stages and, in particular, she has been an active participant in Columbia’s promotional campaigns. Mrs. Boyle’s philanthropic endeavors and leadership in the Portland community have been widely recognized and honored, enhancing Columbia’s community relationships.

Timothy Boyle

Mr. Timothy P. (Tim) Boyle serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Company. Mr. Boyle joined Columbia in 1971 as General Manager, served as Columbia’s President from 1988 to 2015 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since 1988. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1978. Mr. Boyle is also a member of the Board of Directors of Northwest Natural Gas Company and Craft Brew Alliance, Inc.

Jim Swanson

Mr. Jim Swanson is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Swanson brings a wealth of experience with the company to his role, having served in a variety of key finance positions over the past 14 years. Swanson served as Columbia’s Senior Global Financial Analyst from April 2003 to December 2004, as Finance Manager from January 2005 to December 2008 and as Director of Strategic and Financial Planning from January 2009 to May 2015 when he was named Vice President of Finance. Prior to joining the company, Swanson served in a variety of financial planning and analysis, tax and accounting roles, including senior financial analyst at Freightliner Corporation and at Tality Corporation – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cadence Design Systems and as a senior tax and business advisory associate at Arthur Andersen.

Joe Vernachio

Mr. Joe Vernachio has been appointed as President - Mountain Hardwear Brand of the Company, effective April 3, 2017. Mr. Vernachio brings to the role a rich 30-year career in the outdoor and athletic industry. Since 2011 he has served as global vice president of product and operations at The North Face in Alameda, California. Prior to that he served for six years as chief operating officer and senior vice president of product and sourcing for Spyder Active Sports, four years as vice president of product for 120-store Canadian retail chain Roots, and 12 years in product development and category management with Nike, Inc., during which he helped launch the company's branded outerwear program. He began his career in 1987 as a product manager at Chouinard Equipment.

Thomas Cusick

Mr. Thomas B. (Tom) Cusick has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of the Company., effective July 1, 2017. He currently serves as Executive Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Company. Mr. Cusick joined Columbia in September 2002 as Corporate Controller, was named Vice President and Corporate Controller in March 2006 and was named Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in May 2008. He was promoted to Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in January 2009, was named Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in January 2010, Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer in February 2015, and reassumed the added role of Treasurer in March 2016. From 1995 to 2002, Mr. Cusick worked for Cadence Design Systems (and OrCAD, a company acquired by Cadence in 1999), which operates in the electronic design automation industry, in various financial management positions. From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Cusick was an accountant with KPMG LLP. Mr. Cusick is a member of the board of directors of Barrett Business Services, Inc. Mr. Cusick is a certified public accountant.

Peter Bragdon

Mr. Peter J. Bragdon serves as a Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of Company. He joined Columbia in 1999 and served as Senior Counsel and Director of Intellectual Property until January 2003. Mr. Bragdon became Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Columbia in July 2004, was named Senior Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary in January 2010 and Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary in February 2015. Mr. Bragdon served as Chief of Staff in the Oregon Governor's office from January 2003 through June 2004. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Bragdon was an attorney in the corporate securities and finance group at Stoel Rives LLP. Mr. Bragdon served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the Oregon Department of Justice for seven months in 1996.

Franco Fogliato

Mr. Franco Fogliato is a Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMEA Direct Sales of Columbia Sportswear Company. He joined Columbia in November 2013 as Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA Direct Sales and in February 2016 was appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMEA. Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Fogliato served as general manager of the Billabong Group in Europe from 2004 to 2013 and as a member of that company's executive board. From 1997 through 2003, Mr. Fogliato held various European leadership positions with The North Face brand culminating as general manager of Western Europe.

Russell Hopcus

Mr. Russell Hopcus serves as a Senior Vice President - North America Sales of Columbia Sportswear Company., effective July 29, 2013. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Hopcus joined Columbia in July 2013 as Senior Vice President of North America Sales. Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Hopcus held various executive positions within the apparel and footwear industry. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Hopcus was the Vice President of Global Sales and Market Development for KEEN Footwear. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Hopcus served as North America President at Icebreaker Nature Clothing. Mr. Hopcus joined adidas America, Inc in 2002 where he rose to Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales. From 1991 to 2001, Mr. Hopcus held various sales management positions with NIKE, Inc.

Joseph Boyle

Mr. Joseph P. Boyle is Senior Vice President - Merchandising and Design of the Company in May 2015. Mr. Boyle joined Columbia in 2005 and was named Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Design in May 2015. Mr. Boyle previously served at Columbia in a variety of capacities, including brand management, sales, planning, General Merchandising Manager of Outerwear, Accessories, Equipment, Collegiate and Licensing and Vice President of Apparel Merchandising. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Boyle served in a business development role for Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects. Mr. Boyle is a fourth-generation member of Columbia's founding Boyle family, the son of Columbia CEO Timothy P. Boyle, the grandson of Gertrude Boyle and nephew of Columbia director Sarah A. Bany.

Peter Rauch

Mr. Peter Rauch has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer of the Company., effective July 1, 2017. Rauch brings to the role diverse, global experience with the company. Currently serving as the company’s Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer since August 2016, Rauch joined the company in January 2008 as Retail Accounting Manager. He was promoted to Director of Retail Accounting in April 2010, Senior Financial Controller – EMEA in June 2011, and Chief Financial Officer of the company’s joint venture in China in July 2013. Prior to Columbia Sportswear Company, he served as Senior Manager Accounting & Reporting for Webtrends from 2006 to 2007 and was an accountant with Deloitte from 1999 to 2006. He is a certified public accountant.

Melissa Dugan

Jennifer Warner

Sarah Bany

Ms. Sarah A. Bany serves as Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Since 2001, Ms. Bany has been a co-owner of Moonstruck Chocolate Company. From 1979 to August 1998, Ms. Bany held various positions at Columbia, including Director of Retail Stores. Ms. Bany is Gertrude Boyle’s daughter, Timothy P. Boyle’s sister and Joseph P. Boyle’s aunt. Ms. Bany’s years of service at Columbia and her brand development experience have resulted in a deep understanding of Columbia’s business, particularly with respect to brand enhancement and marketing.

Murrey Albers

Mr. Murrey R. Albers serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Albers has served on the Board of Directors since July 1993. Mr. Albers is Chief Executive Officer of United States Bakery, a bakery with operations in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and California. Mr. Albers, who has been in his current position since June 1985, joined United States Bakery as general manager of Franz Bakery in 1975. Mr. Albers’ executive experience provides Columbia with insights into operations, acquisitions and valuable business relationships in the region where Columbia operates its headquarters.

Stephen Babson

Mr. Stephen E. Babson serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Babson has served on the Board of Directors since July 2002. Mr. Babson chairs the Compensation Committee. Mr. Babson is a Managing Director of Endeavour Capital, a Northwest private equity firm, which he joined in 2002. Prior to 2002, Mr. Babson was an attorney at Stoel Rives LLP. Mr. Babson joined Stoel Rives in 1978, was a partner from 1984 to February 2002, and served as the firm’s chairman from July 1999 to February 2002. Mr. Babson serves on a number of boards of privately-held companies, including ESCO Corporation; Genesis Financial Solutions, Inc.; Good Food Holdings, LLC, owner of Bristol Farms and Metropolitan Market, LLC; New Seasons Market LLC; Pendleton Woolen Mills, Inc.; USNR, LLC; Vigor Industrial LLC; Zoom Management, Inc., dba ZoomCare; PMI (Pacific Market International, LLC); and OFD Foods, LLC. Mr. Babson brings a combination of financial and legal expertise to the Board. His experience in a private equity firm provides Columbia with valuable insights related to capital markets, strategic planning and financial integrity.

Andrew Bryant

Mr. Andrew D. (Andy) Bryant serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Bryant has served on the Board of Directors since 2005. Mr. Bryant chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Bryant was named Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) in May 2012. Previously, Mr. Bryant was named a director and Vice Chairman of Intel in July 2011 and most recently served as Executive Vice President of Technology, Manufacturing and Enterprise Services and Chief Administrative Officer of Intel Corporation until January 2012. Mr. Bryant joined Intel in 1981 as Controller for the Commercial Memory Systems Operation, became the Chief Financial Officer in February 1994 and was promoted to Senior Vice President in January 1999. Mr. Bryant expanded his role to Chief Financial and Enterprise Services Officer in December 1999, and was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer in October 2007. Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Bryant held positions in finance at Ford Motor Company and Chrysler Corporation. Mr. Bryant served on the board of directors of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS) from 1999 to 2005 and is a member of the board of directors of McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK). Mr. Bryant’s years of experience at a large, global public company provide operational, strategic planning and financial expertise to the Board.

Edward George

Mr. Edward S. George serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 1989. For 30 years, until his retirement, Mr. George worked in the banking industry. From 1980 to 1990, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Torrey Pines Bank and from 1991 to 1998 he served as a financial consultant. Mr. George also served as a director of First National Bank of San Diego until its sale in September 2002. Mr. George’s banking experience provides the Board and the Audit Committee with valuable financial expertise.

Walter Klenz

Mr. Walter T. Klenz serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2000. He served as Managing Director of Beringer Blass Wine Estates from 2001 until his retirement in 2005. Mr. Klenz became President and Chief Executive Officer of Beringer Wine Estates in 1990 and Chairman of its board of directors in August 1997, and he served in those positions until the 2000 acquisition of Beringer Wine Estates by Foster’s Group Limited. Mr. Klenz joined Beringer Wine Estates in 1976 as Director of Marketing for the Beringer brand, where he also served as Chief Financial Officer from 1981 to 1990. He served as a director of America West Airlines from 1998 until 2005. Mr. Klenz also serves as a director of Vincraft Group, Free Flow Wines and J. Lohr Winery, all privately-held wine companies, and Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute, a non-profit organization. Mr. Klenz brings a combination of global branding, distribution, financial, and operational expertise to the Board.

Ronald Nelson

Mr. Ronald E. Nelson serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2011. He joined NIKE, Inc. in 1976 and went on to serve as Vice President from 1982 to 1997, overseeing a wide variety of operations, including NIKE’s early advertising, promotions and retail operations, global footwear sourcing and financing, and the global apparel division, and he served as President of NIKE’s Japanese subsidiary from 1995 to1997, retiring from NIKE in 1997. Mr. Nelson served as an advisory board member to Columbia in the 1970s and today serves as an informal advisor to several small companies. Mr. Nelson’s broad and deep experience within the apparel and footwear industry provides the Board with insights and guidance regarding our global supply chain, marketing and growth strategies.

Malia Wasson

Ms. Malia H. Wasson serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Ms. Wasson was elected to the Board of Directors in 2015. Ms. Wasson chairs the Audit Committee, and the Board has designated Ms. Wasson as an “audit committee financial expert.” Ms. Wasson worked at U.S. Bank of Oregon for over 25 years, serving as President of Oregon and Southwest Washington from 2005 to 2015. She served as U.S. Bank’s senior executive in the region and led the U.S. Bank Board in Portland. In addition to her role as President, she led the Oregon Commercial Banking group for U.S. Bank, which provides a wide variety of financial services to middle market companies. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Ms. Wasson held various commercial lending positions with the former Oregon Bank and Security Pacific Bank of Oregon. Currently, Ms. Wasson is the President of Sand Creek Advisors LLC, which provides business consulting to CEOs of public and private companies. Ms. Wasson currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN). She is also a director of the Oregon Business Council and member of the Oregon Business Plan Steering Committee. Ms. Wasson formerly served on the boards of Oregon Health & Science University Foundation, Inc., OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Portland Business Alliance, Greater Portland Inc. and as a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum. Ms. Wasson’s extensive experience in commercial banking, finance and accounting, as well as local and regional leadership, enables her to provide insight and advice to Columbia on strategic matters including mergers and acquisitions, consumer and commercial businesses, regulatory, marketing, public and government policy and relations, and human resources and diversity.

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